231  
WWUS81 KRLX 220202  
SPSRLX  
 
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV  
1002 PM EDT THU OCT 21 2021  
 
WVZ039-525-220230-  
NORTHWEST RANDOLPH WV-UPSHUR WV-  
1002 PM EDT THU OCT 21 2021  
 
...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF WEST CENTRAL  
RANDOLPH AND SOUTHERN UPSHUR COUNTIES THROUGH 1030 PM EDT...  
 
AT 1002 PM EDT, DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM OVER  
ROCK CAVE, OR 13 MILES SOUTHWEST OF BUCKHANNON, MOVING EAST AT 30  
MPH.  
 
HAZARD...WINDS IN EXCESS OF 30 MPH.  
 
SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.  
 
IMPACT...GUSTY WINDS COULD KNOCK DOWN TREE LIMBS AND BLOW AROUND  
UNSECURED OBJECTS.  
 
LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
MILL CREEK, ROCK CAVE, WOMELSDORF (COALTON), HUTTONSVILLE, ALEXANDER,  
KANAWHA HEAD AND ALTON.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
IF OUTDOORS, CONSIDER SEEKING SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING.  
 
TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM AND MAY LEAD TO  
LOCALIZED FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED  
ROADWAYS.  
 
FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM.  
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 10 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE  
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.  
 
THIS STORM MAY INTENSIFY, SO BE CERTAIN TO MONITOR LOCAL RADIO  
STATIONS AND AVAILABLE TELEVISION STATIONS FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION  
AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3871 7997 3874 8040 3876 8040 3887 8036  
3891 7994  
TIME...MOT...LOC 0202Z 277DEG 24KT 3882 8033  
 
MAX HAIL SIZE...0.00 IN  
MAX WIND GUST...30 MPH  
 

 
 
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